McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Familie and Individules

Notes


Joe Harrison Smith

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by James Archer; 31 Jul 2011.
" Joe H Smith
Birth 30 Oct 1922
Death 4 Jun 1987 (aged 64)
Burial
Mount Zion Church Cemetery
Marion, Smyth County, Virginia, USA "


Evelyn Sims

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Evelyn Sims Smith
[Evelyn Simms]
[Evelyn Smith]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 30 Oct 1920
Birth Place: Pageton, West Virginia
[Pageton|]
Death Date: Nov 1978
Claim Date: 6 Dec 1975
Father: Steve S Simms
Mother: Pauline J Simms
SSN: 224185763
Signature on SSN Card: Evelyn Smith
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Jul 1930: Name listed as EVELYN SIMS SMITH;
Sep 1938: Name listed as EVELYN SIMMS;
04 Dec 1975: Name listed as EVELYN SMITH"
2. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Evelyn Sims Smith
Gender: Female
Race: White
Death Age: 57
Birth Date: 30 Oct 1921
Death Date: 21 Nov 1978
Death Place: Marion, Smyth, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Nov 1978
Father: Steve Sims
Mother: Pauline Sims Sims
Spouse: Joe H Smith
Military Status: none"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by James Archer; 31 Jul 2011.
" Evelyn Simms Smith
Birth 10 Oct 1921
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 21 Nov 1978 (aged 57)
Burial
Mount Zion Church Cemetery
Marion, Smyth County, Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of Steve Shelton Sims ( b. 1896) and Josie Pauline Sims (b. 1906). She was the grand-daughter of brothers James Levi Simms (and Katherine Lawrence) and William Robert Sims (and Nancy Jane Ellis). She was the great-granddaughter of Nancy Mayes Simms."


Charles Thomas Akers Sr

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Charles Thomas Akers
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 20
Birth Date: 8 Apr 1948
Marriage Registration Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 31 Dec 1968
Marriage Place: Lebanon, Virginia, USA
Father: Jack C Akers
Mother: Cordie Presley
Spouse: Connie Gilley
Certificate Number: 1968051585"
2. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Charles Thomas Akers Sr [Charles T Akers Jr] [Charles T Akers Sr] [T Akers Charles Sr]
Birth Date: Apr 1948
Residence Date: 1985-2020
Address: Po Box 74
Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Postal Code: 24874
Second Residence Date: 1985-2019
Second Address: 313 Orchard St
Second Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Second Postal Code: 24874
Third Residence Date: 2010
Third Address: 74 P O 74 52 Bowl Aly
Third Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Third Postal Code: 24874
Fourth Residence Date: 2010
Fourth Address: 74 P O 74 52 Bowling Aly
Fourth Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Fourth Postal Code: 24874 "
3. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Charles “Charlie” Thomas Akers Sr, 73, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.

"Charlie was born April 8, 1948 in Elbert, WV to the late Jack C. Akers and Cordy V. Presley Akers.

"He was a retired coal miner and a member of UMWA. He was also a veteran, having served his country in the US Navy.

"Charlie was a longtime member of the Oceana Church of God.

"He was a devoted father, grandfather and friend. He enjoyed talking to his friends, telling tall tales and especially enjoyed being with his family. He was an avid Dale Sr. fan and never missed a race.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Connie Sue Gilley Akers and his second wife, Shelia Hudgins Akers; a daughter, Tina Akers Cook; and a brother, Jack C. Akers.

"Charlie will be greatly missed by his three children, Charles “Chuck” Akers and wife, Ronya, Morgan Akers and McKinlea Akers; five grandchildren, Megan Crutchfield and husband, Dustin, Mollee Akers, Addison Akers, Noah Akers and Brianna Cook; numerous extended family members and countless friends."


Shelia Ann Hudgens

1. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Shelia A Akers [Sheila A Akers] [Sheila A Hudgins] [Sheilia A Akers] [Shelia A Barnette] [Shelia A Hudgina]
Birth Date: Jul 1961
Residence Date: 1989-2020
Address: Po Box 74
Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Postal Code: 24874
Second Residence Date: 1999-2013
Second Address: 313 Orchard St
Second Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Second Postal Code: 24874
Third Residence Date: 1990-2012
Third Address: Rr 10 74
Third Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Third Postal Code: 24874
Fourth Residence Date: 1990-2012
Fourth Address: Rr 10 Box 74
Fourth Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Fourth Postal Code: 24874"
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"On February 18, 2021, Shelia Ann Hudgins Akers, 59, of Pineville, WV took her last breath on Earth and opened her eyes in the place that she called home. She fought a long journey with her Lord and Savior holding her hand during her lung transplant and AML leukemia journey.

"Shelia was born on July 27, 1961 in Baltimore, MD to parents Rev. E. M. Hudgins and Priscilla Anderson Hudgins. Shelia graduated from WV Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Associate of Business Administration. She last worked at WV DHHR as Accounting Director.

"Those predeceased Shelia include father, Rev. E. M. Hudgins; brother, Rev. Daniel Hudgins; stepdaughter, Tina Cook; brother-in-laws, Jackie Akers and Jerry Compton.

"Those left to cherish memories include mother, Priscilla Hudgins; husband, love of her life, and soulmate of 25 years, Charles Akers, Sr.; Daughters, Morgan Akers & McKinlea Akers of Pineville, WV; son, Charles “Chuck” Akers, Jr. & daughter-in-law, Ronya Akers of Oceana, WV; sister, Carolyn Adams & brother-in-law, William Adams of Cary, NC; sister, Sheri Hudgins of Beckley, WV; sister-in-laws, Sandra Compton of NC and Joan Akers of NC.

"Special nieces and nephews include Jeremy Adams, Kara Adams, Melissa Clay, Chris Clay, Alan Hudgins, and Lindsay Hudgins.

"Shelia leaves behind 6 grandchildren: Megan & Dustin Crutchfield, Mollee Akers, Addi Akers, Noah Akers, and Brianna Cook; and 3 great-grandchildren: Eliza, Edyn, and Kylar.

"Special thanks to those that gave such wonderful, personal medical treatment from the Johns Hopkins Hospital especially to Drs. Alexander Ambinder & Pali Shah and their oncology & transplant pulmonology teams respectively. Shelia also leaves behind “her person”, lung transplant coordinator, Lindsay Fessler Barker."


Andrew Gordon "Gordy" Belcher

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV...", page 97.
First married Ollie Scarberry, daughter of Jubal Jehu and Rhoda Lambert
Scarberry. Second, Dorthy Lambert.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 90B, Family 70.
Listed as Andrew G. Belcher, age 17, born in Jun 1880, in household of
father, Andrew Belcher.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1901); Page 12; WV Archives Web Site.
Andy G. Belcher; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Norwood, WV; son of
Andy and Sarah Ann; married on 26 Jun 1901 in McDowell Co, WV; Ollie Scarberry; age 23; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Jube and Rhoda.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 25; WV Archives Website.
A.G. Belcher; age 49; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; clerk; living at Crumpler, WV; son of _____;
married on 20 Apr 1930 at Crumpler, WV; Darotha Lambert; age 29; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of ______.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Jubal Jehu and Rhoda
Lambert"; Article; Page 235; submitted by Myrtle Belcher Roberts, Box 194, Kimball, WV 24853.


Darotha Lambert

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 25; WV Archives Website.
A.G. Belcher; age 49; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; clerk; living at Crumpler, WV; son of _____;
married on 20 Apr 1930 at Crumpler, WV; Darotha Lambert; age 29; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of ______.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Orval Hodges; 12 Apr 2014.
" Deoatha Lambert Belcher
Birth 14 Jan 1901
Crumpler, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 26 Sep 1939 (aged 38)
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Crumpler Cemetery
Crumpler, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"d/o David Lincoln Grant & Mary Susan Bailey Lambert
w/o A. G. Belcher"


Earl Cecil Belcher Jr

1. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #13499; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Cecil Belcher, Jr; age 3 1/2 days; born 15 Sep 1949 at Rt #3, Bluefield, WV; living at Box 546,
Rt # 3, Bluefield, WV; son of Earl Cecil and Okla Pauline (Fowler) Belcher; died 19 Sep 1949 at rural
Rock, WV; due to congenital atelectasis; buried 20 Sep 1949 in Belcher Cemetery.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 14 Feb 2016.
" Earl Cecil Belcher, Jr
Birth 15 Sep 1949
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Death 18 Sep 1949 (aged 3 days)
Rock, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"


Danny Joe Bolden

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Danny Joe Bolden, 49, of Davy WV, passed away, Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Welch Community Hospital in Welch WV.Born, March 27, 1971 in Welch WV, he was the son of the late Melvin Bolden Sr and Betty Jo Mills Bolden. He was a simple, but great man who loved to hunt and fish. He dearly loved his Children and Grandchildren.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Melvin Bolden Jr.Survivors include, his wife, Renee Bolden of the home, three children, Brittany Keaton and husband Brian of Bluefield WV, Diana Bolden and Hunter Bolden, both of the home, five grandchildren, Brooklyn Ratliff, Daniel Keaton, Jeremy Keaton, Carter Keaton, and Jayden Keaton, three brothers, Ronald Bolden of Twin Branch, Gary Bolden and wife Karen of Bluefield WV, Gary Bolden II of Twin Branch WV.In keeping with his wishes the body has been cremated.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.comFanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Bolden Family."


Alfred Paul Blankenship Jr

1. FindAGrave,com Web Site; submitted by Beverly Aker; 27 May 2008.
" Alfred P. Blankenship, Jr
Birth 4 Mar 1932
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 26 Apr 2008 (aged 76)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Blankenship Family Cemetery
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"WELCH — Alfred P. Blankenship Jr., age 76, of Jr Poca section of Welch, died Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Sunbridge Pine Lodge in Beckley.
Born March 4, 1932, in Panther, he was the son of the late Alfred P. Blankenship Sr. and Dora Whitt Blankenship.
He was a resident (Jr Poca) Welch the greater part of his life. A veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was of the Protestant Faith. A retired mining electrician and member of the U.M.W.A. He spent his retirement with his son and little Buddy working on trucks and motors as well as helping with local baseball and football.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Tennison and Richard Blankenship, Mike, James and John Christian; two sisters, Bernice Kezcen and Lorraine Lockhart.
Survivors include one son, Mike Boomer Blankenship of Welch; one daughter-in-law, Kristy Blankenship of Princeton; one brother, Douglas Blankenship of Youngstown, Ohio; three grandchildren, Charles Michael, Jordon Leigh, Hannah Ann Blankenship, all of Princeton.
Funeral services will be conducted from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with Elder Arthur Short, Elder John R. Justice and Elder Kermit Lester, officiating.
Burial will follow at Family Cemetery at Ikes Fork Hollow in Wyoming County.
Pallbearers will be friends of the family.
Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Blankenship family."


Mike "Boomer" Blankenship

1. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mike “Boomer” Blankenship, 48, of Welch passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in Welch.
"Born June 28, 1970 in Welch he was the son of Bobbie Jean Caskey Day of Tazewell, VA., and the late Alfred Paul Blankenship, Jr. He was a 1988 graduate of Mount View High School and attended Bluefield State College. He was a truck driver, and an avid Harley rider.
"In addition to his father he was preceded in death by two brothers, Terry and Jimmy Mitchem.
"In addition to his mother he is survived by a son, Michael Blankenship and wife Veneford of Rocky Mount, NC; two daughters, Jordan Blankenship and husband Justin Courtney of Huntington, and Hannah Blankenship of Princeton; three brothers, Edward Mitchem of Columbia, TN, Joey Mitchem of Pensacola, FL and Carson Mitchem of Sissionville, WV; two sisters, Trudy Mitchem of Tazewell and Bethany Riddle of Bristol, TN; two grandchildren, Lexi and Graci Thomason of Princeton; special nephews and niece, Derrick Mitchem, Jarrod Riddle and Ashley Clemmons.
"A memorial service to honor his life will be held Sunday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. in the Douglas Mortuary Chapel in Welch.
"Friends may visit with the family from 3-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
"The Douglas Mortuary of Welch is serving the family."


Irvin C. Turner

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Robert L. and Frankie Hale
Turner"; Article; Page 250; submitted by Dr. Thomas Hatcher, PO Box 185, War, WV 24892.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1917); Page 106; Line #14; WV Archives Web Site.
Irvin C. Turner; age 24; born in WV' single; living in Welch, WV; married on 30 jun 1917 at Welch, WV;
Feba L. Taylor; age 24; born in WV; widow; living at Lex, WV.


Pheobe L. "Feba" Evans

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
John B. Evans, Sr. Article, page 143.
John Bunyon Evans (b 29 Oct 1886, d 18 Nov 1959) was son of Elexious and
Elizabeth Puckett Evans. He married Clarice Myers.
John's siblings were: Davis, Hammond, Mack, Sally Ruth (married
_____Brammer), Phoebie (married ______Turner), and Tilda (married _______
Kennedy).
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #144.
Listed as Pheobe Evans, age 7, born in Feb 1893 in WV, in household of
father, Elexious Evans.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Pheobe Evans, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Elexcis M. Evans.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Robert L. and Frankie Hale
Turner"; Article; Page 250; submitted by Dr. Thomas Hatcher, PO Box 185, War, WV 24892.
"During the 1920's, Feba Evans Turner was a Deputy Sheriff for McDowell County, the first woman to
hold such a position in the County."
5. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1917); Page 106; Line #14; WV Archives Web Site.
Irvin C. Turner; age 24; born in WV' single; living in Welch, WV; married on 30 jun 1917 at Welch, WV;
Feba L. Taylor; age 24; born in WV; widow; living at Lex, WV.